Canyonville

Gunfire reported in Canyonville

This article has been updated. CANYONVILLE, Ore. – A man was arrested after a standoff with police in Canyonville. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said on Wednesday morning, there were several reports of gunfire in the 400 block of Southwest Fourth Place, …

Seven Feathers announces temporary closure

CANYONVILLE, Ore. – A southern Oregon casino is shutting down in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Seven Feathers Casino Resort was technically exempt from Governor Kate Brown’s recent order to shut down gatherings of more than 25 people. However, casino management voted …

MP97 Fire nears end, aftermath work begins

MEDFORD, Ore. — When you have an area that’s been hit by a wildfire, heavy rainfall is no longer it’s best friend—it’s actually its worst enemy. Southern Oregon’s largest fire thus far this summer, the Milepost 97 Fire, is 95 percent contained. While …

Sen. Wyden visits MP 97 Fire

CANYONVILLE, Ore – Senator Ron Wyden visited the Milepost 97 fire camp this afternoon. After receiving a briefing on the fire, he toured fire camp and headed to the fire lines. Senator Wyden thanked the crews for their quick efforts and said help …

Milepost 97 Fire 25% contained

CANYONVILLE, Ore. – Crews are able to contain 25% of the Milepost 97 Fire burning along Interstate 5 in Douglas County. The Milepost 97 Fire was believed to have been started by an illegal campfire on the evening of July 24. It …